Scale-up methodology for automatic biomass furnaces

This work presents a methodology to perform the scale-up of a solid fuel furnace to a higher heat output with maintaining or improving the burn-out quality. As basis to derive the scale-up concept, an example of a 35 kW screw burner for biomass fuels is investigated. Based on the Pi-theorem, the relevant dimensionless parameters are derived and similarity rules for the…

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A combined hydrothermal gasification – solid oxide fuel cell system

Hydrothermal gasification (HTG) is a promising technology that allows the recovery of nutrients from wet biomass with simultaneous production of an energy-rich gas. In this work, wastewater effluent (leachate) obtained from a composter sanitary system operating without external connection to sewer pipes was used as a feedstock for HTG process. The leachate effluent was characterized…

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Das SCCER BIOSWEET an der Energieausstellung der Swiss Future Farm

Auf der Swiss Future Farm in Tänikon ist aktuell die Sonderausstellung «Erneubare Energie, Energieeffizienz und Elektromobilität» zu sehen. Die Ausstellung zeigt, was heute in der Landwirtschaft in diesem Bereich alles möglicht ist. Das SCCER BIOSWEET ist unter den Austellern und erklärt die Rolle der Bioenergie für die Landwirtschaft…

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